Category Archive: Five Star Movies

Dunkirk

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Christopher Nolan has produced some of the… Continue reading

Heal the Living (Réparer les vivants)

An interweaving of three stories connected to each other via an accident. ‘Heal the Living’ is an outstanding piece of cinema, beautiful and heartbreaking in equal measure, but deeply engaging and moving throughout.… Continue reading

Where You’re Meant To Be

When a Scottish indie pop artist decides to re-write his country’s oldest songs, the only thing standing in his way is an ageing folk singer and centuries of history. The debut documentary from… Continue reading

Suburra

A gangster known as “Samurai” wants to turn the waterfront of Rome into a new Las Vegas. All the local mob bosses have agreed to work for this common goal. But peace is… Continue reading

The Big Short

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. My… Continue reading

Brooklyn

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a new romance. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that… Continue reading

99 Homes

A father struggles to get back the home that his family was evicted from by working for the greedy real estate broker who’s the source of his frustration. ’99 Homes’ is a phenomenal… Continue reading

The Martian

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on… Continue reading

Inside Out

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness – conflict on how best to navigate a new city,… Continue reading

Love & Mercy

In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour… Continue reading

Magnolia

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. ‘Magnolia’ is undoubtedly Paul Thomas Anderson’s most ambitious picture, an epic ensemble piece that builds… Continue reading

Whiplash

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cutthroat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential. Starring two of… Continue reading

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